Welcome to Prognos

Providing Orientation.

If you want to make the right decisions tomorrow, you need strong intelligence today. At Prognos we provide you with independent intelligence based on scientific research and with close links to practice. Since 1959 we have been delivering those services to our many clients, from the public and private sector alike.


Friday, 2021-07-30 | News

Get One, Give One

Prognos participated in a vaccination campaign to help people from emerging and developing countries receive a corona vaccine.

Tuesday, 2021-07-27 | Project

The future of construction

For the building industry, climate protection is moving into the centre. Because it is one of the largest consumers of resources and energy. Study for the Future Council of the vbw.

Our Expertise

You are concerned with relevant topics and future issues from business, politics or society? So are we! Learn more about our expertise.

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Economy & Labour

Economy and labour are in a state of change. This requires both vision and the ability to act flexibly.

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Society & Welfare Systems

Preserving social cohesion requires reliable strategies for the future. Because people need orientation and a safety net.

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Energy & Mobility

The energy transition requires a profound restructuring of the existing transport and supply systems.

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Climate & Sustainability

The challenges around climate and sustainability are enormous. The time to lay the foundation for the lives of future generations is now.

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Innovation & Digitalisation

Innovations and their promotion require foresight, digitalisation needs a strategic framework – in the private as well as the public sector.

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Region & Infrastructure

Regions and locations must recognise their potential, develop structures with foresight and implement future projects. Participation creates acceptance.

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Government & Administration

Digitalisation, demographics and bureaucracy reduction: The public sector is facing complex challenges.

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Foresight & Forecasts

What is conceivable, possible, likely, desirable? Scenarios, forecasts and other foresight methods explore the scope of action.

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Our services.

We provide high quality work. Using sound methods, we analyse economic and political developments. For projects and processes, we provide solution-oriented and empathetic support. We have over 60 years of experience in a wide range of disciplines and provide consultancy with vision and expertise.

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Methods & Models.

Our services are based on scientific methods from economics and sociology up to data science. Powerful technical-economic models have been the foundation of our work since our foundation in 1959 at the University of Basel.

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Events from and with Prognos.

About us

Prognos – Providing Orientation.

Prognos is one of the oldest economic research centres in Europe. Founded at the University of Basel, Prognos experts have been conducting research for a wide range of clients from the public and private sectors since 1959 – politically independent, scientifically sound.

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